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tuesday and late wednesday, which could spawn a few snow showers here and there, but as we head into the weekend, the skies should clear out and the temperatures will gradually rebound into the low 50s. with the snow on the ground that we have, overnight low temperatures will bottom out in the mid to low teens tuesday and rise to the 20s by
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the danger hasn't completely melted away on many roadways. ice is going to be the big concern tonight. amanda ketchledge is live at the intersection of -- longley and double r -- with a look at conditions out on roads. amanda-- landon-- the snow continues to melt on the roads and that's causing slush and icy to build up on pavement at this intersection. i talked to a couple of commuters this afternoon who plan on taking it slow and being cautious as the sun goes down...because many roads like this one will refreeze overnight. tiffany londay, incline village : "it doesn't make a huge amount of difference on the highway, in terms of when you leave right after work or you wait until the sun's already gone down. you sort of just have to always be alert." angeleana wood, commuter: "it's going to ice over, i'm pretty sure. and waking up in the morning, having to go to school, the whole parking lot is just going to be ice." car tires breaking on ice expect roads like this in the shade or in residential areas to ice over tonight. the best advice is always to
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possible, and that's exactly what dennis johnson did today. the streets in his neighborhood are covered with slush and ice from the storm. and he expects it to get even worse as the temperatures drop. dennis johnson, reno: "i have chosen to stay off the roads today, since i didn't have to go anywhere. it will freeze up again, it will be real icy come morning." plows and de-icing has been very effective on most of the major roadways. so it's going to be these side streets and residential areas that will still see some icy spots...be aware. covering storm watch, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. but it's not just the evening commute that drivers have had to worry about. the drive into work this morning was very slick and dangerous. ryan canaday was on the roads this morning... where he found car accident after car accident - around just about every corner. traveling into work was anything but easy for drivers this morning. "car" many decided to play it safe and
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rebecca evans-"i've seen everybody going about ten miles per hour." but the extra precaution wasn't always enough..as the ice and snow still caused several accidents all across town. damien lee-"cars are sliding all over the place, you know i saw two accidents coming over from damonte ranch." and it wasn't just south reno that emergency crews were responding to. accidents near the spaghetti bowl, in sparks and north reno created some major backups as well. destiny pike-"i live in sparks and it took me about 45 minutes just to get here." as much of a headache as it was for drivers just to get to work this morning, the aftermath of yesterday's storm is also affecting those who are trying to travel away from town. rebecca evans-"i'm scheduled to go to india this morning but i'm flying out of san francisco and i was just going to take the mega bus which is a real nice option but i saw on the news last night there was a 29 car pile up on the exact same route i would be going" evans is referring to a pileup that closed east and westbound traffic on interstate 80 at california state line for three hours last night. it's because of accidents like these, and the delays this
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to drive to san francisco..but to fly instead. rebecca evans-"furiously getting a ticket from reno tahoe up to san francisco so i can make it." and with slick conditions expected tonight, into tomorrow morning as well.. damien lee-"i would recommend that everybody just be careful and go as slow as possible." drivers say safety is a priority and they're hopeful the accidents will come to an end. covering storm watch ryan canaday channel two news. and you can check the road conditions at any time simply by dialing 5-1-1 or by heading to our website k-t-v-n dot com and clicking on the blue "road conditions" button. and whenever winter weather comes to northern nevada and the sierra, remember to stay with channel 2 news on the air... online, on facebook and twitter for storm watch continuing coverage. nevada highway patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash on 395. take a look... the crash happened just after 2 p-m on the southbound side of 395 just south of mccarran boulevard. troopers say a silver honda hit
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a man... passed away on the scene. the cause of the crash is still under investigation. turning to campaign 2016... iowa is the center of the political universe tonight as it caucuses got underway just minutes ago. in the hours to come... iowans will caucus for which presidential candidates they want to support. we'll have a live report from des moines coming up in a just a few minutes. and speaking of politics...one of the biggest races in the u.s. senate this cycle is being battled out here in nevada...for senator harry reid's seat. of course after five terms in office...reid is leaving behind some pretty big shoes to fill. and three candidates ...so far.... feel worthy of filling them. erin breen has the update on their campaigns. of course the party wants to see that seat stay blue.. the reid machine is fully backing catherine cortez masto...who spent 8 years as our attorney
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trafficking...and protected seniors. she says bipartisanship politics is the key. catherme cortez masto:" these are areas i have a proven record of working on in a bipartisan manner. its about building partnerships and coalitions. that's what we need in washington ....erin: and you think you can do that? i have a proven record to show it." she's for accepting syrian refugees....against ground troops in the middle east and for the affordable care act. she has been criticized by the republican senatorial committee for being conspicuously absent from actual campaign appearances. and i have to say....even reaching her for comments by phone has been difficult. congressman joe heck is a republican, a small busines owner and a brigadeer general . he also learned a lot working as an emergency room physician. joe: i learned what works and what doesn't. work and what the consequences are of delayed access to healthcare." he sees compromise as the answer to both healthcare and immigration reform. and bill tarbellis is a
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constitutionalist. bill tarbell:"i am not a part of the political machine...or the establishment whatever you want to call it. i am a person who is clearly committed to constitutional principles and values. i will follow those...i will stick to them. that's my platform." tarbell is against allowing syryan refugees accesss.. immigration reform...and the president's executive orders. erin:" and while these are the three candidates so far....others have until march 18th to file. covering campaign 2016 erin breen channel 2 news. paul: "i'm paul nelson at the mt. rose ski resort, where as you can see, there's plenty of new snow up here. coming up at 5-30, i'll tell you how much snow and what it does for our water supply." this american heart month -- a reminder to take care of our ticker. in tonight's ask the doctor, cardiologist, thomas to is here to answer questions about your heart - including risk factors for heart failure.
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open right now at 858-2222. craig: they've heard from the candidates, now it's time for iowans to vote. i'm craig boswell in des moines in the nerve center of the caucuses, with the latest coming up." "you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, and mike alger's pinpoint two forecast!" you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate.
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get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. welcome back... the first votes in the 2016 presidential race are being cast tonight in the
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candidates and their supporters spent the day trying to get out the vote. craig boswell is live in des moines tonight with the latest on the last-minute campaigning... craig? landon and kristen... good evening to you we're in kind of a nerve center of that reporting process when those tabulations come in they'll be on the screen behind us, but there's an extra urgency and intensity not just for the candidates themselves but also for iowans because there are so many undecided voters here. iowans gathered to caucus in the first voting of the 2016 presidential election. many had already made their decision when they arrived.. "i'm a bernie supporter so i'm hoping it goes that way." "trump is my number one choice because he's funding everything himself." but others came with an open mind. "i want to have an opportunity to really hear from me in the
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craig: once tonight's votes are cast, caucus officials will use an app to submit the results. the parties are trying to avoid human error. in 2012 the gop got it wrong on election night. trump: "it's crunch time." a win for donald trump would establish him as the republican frontrunner. ted cruz has been working hard to try to stop trump's momentum.. sen. ted cruz: "if we stand together, we can do it again - and we can restore that last, best hope for mankind." hillary clinton is looking for her first win in iowa. she came in third here in 2008. hillary clinton: "i'm so excited about tonight. i'm feeling so energized because of all of you." polls show her in a virtual tie with bernie sanders. he spoke with cbs's nancy cordes. sen. bernie sanders: "if there's a large turnout i think we're going to do very well, if not, then we'll be struggling." as for the rest of the candidates, political experts say not to be surprised if one or more drop out by morning. .
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extra reason for extra intensity about 45 percent of republicans are undecided... about a quarter of democrats could still change their minds reporting live in des moines iowa, kristen and landon, now back to you. 1. craig, what is the attendance expected to be like at tonight's caucuses? forecast calls for snow with a winter storm warning going into effect overnight here in des monies, so it remains to be seen democrats caucus, supporters have to publicly voice their support for candidates so that
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and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up next. terri: "super bowl 50 kicks off with the nfl's biggest block party ever and we're bringing the fun to you! i'm terri okita in san francisco with that story
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welcome back... the denver broncos and carolina panthers will face off during super bowl 50 -- in less than week now. this year's festivities are starting earlier than usual for players and fans in the bay area. teri okita is in san francisco with some football enthusiasts who say it's no longer just a man's game. terri: kristen and landon...the party is in full swing here ... and while football fans have long been
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getting into the sport. now that the teams are in town, fans are ready for some football! people throwing footballs super bowl 50 festivities, including the popular "n-f-l experience", kicked off this weekend in the bay area. sophie and karla makarem arrived from l-a just for this event. they're diehard gridiron gals. sophie & karla makarem/football fans: sot: karla: we watch a lot of the games together. sophie: yeah, we'll just be in the kitchen, and there's football everywhere on 3 tvs that we have in our house. that's just what the n-f-l wants to hear. women account for as much as 45-percent of football viewership . the sport's fastest-growing demographic . with immense consumer buying power: think jerseys, caps, tickets, and more. sophie: "nfl package! all games. all day, and we're there for it. every sunday." many n-f-l teams have launched booster clubs exclusively for women. kathy
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game with her sisterhood of faithful followers. kathy hughes/49'er female booster club member: kathy: "female fans are just as passionate about football as men are." terri: "why do you think help build the 49-ers new stadium , the site of this year's super bowl. "woo!" as more women huddle up to the game, football's longtime bromance with the guys may be over. the national football league will host the first-ever nfl women's summit on february 4 and 5 in san francisco leading up to super bowl 50. the event will bring together prominent leaders from sports, government, academia, media, and a variety of other fields, including the to you. thanks terri... and "c-b-s" is the only home of super bowl 50 this year... coverage of the game starts sunday morning starting at 8 a-m on channel 2.
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chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" while we still have a chance to get a few showers here and there, this should prove to be a much less active week of weather than the preceding several we've experienced. northerly flow coming down the backside of the departing low pressure system will keep our temperatures on the cold side tuesday and could allow a couple of weak disturbances to drop down tuesday and late
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few snow showers here and there, but as we head into the weekend, the skies should clear out and the temperatures will gradually rebound into the low 50s. with the snow on the ground that we have, overnight low temperatures will bottom while we still have a chance to get a few showers here and there, this should prove to be a much less active week of weather than the preceding several we've experienced. northerly flow coming down the backside of the departing low pressure system will keep our
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tuesday and could allow a couple of weak disturbances to drop down tuesday and late wednesday, which could spawn a few snow showers here and there, but as we head into the weekend, the skies should clear out and the temperatures will gradually rebound into the low 50s. with the snow on the ground that we have, overnight low temperatures will bottom out in the mid to low teens tuesday and rise to the 20s by
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while we still have a chance to get a few showers here and there, this should prove to be a much less active week of weather than the preceding several we've experienced. northerly flow coming down the backside of the departing low pressure system will keep our temperatures on the cold side tuesday and could allow a couple of weak disturbances to drop down temperatures will gradually rebound into the low 50s. with the snow on the ground that we have, overnight low temperatures will bottom out in the mid to low teens tuesday and rise to the 20s by midweek. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. look out for a couple of accidents on 395 and north mccarran southbound and on 580 and villanova northbound. and expect some delays in those areas as crews will be on the scene i'm chaison dean and that's your traffic. still to come on channel 2 news at 5... it may mean an increase
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there's a plan in place to protect the truckee meadows from devastating flood. we'll show you what's being proposed- at 5:30. there are a host of symptoms related to heart failure. the warning signs to lookout for specifically - in tonight's ask the doctor - next. congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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february is american heart
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and there are a host of symptoms related to heart failure. dr. thomas to is a cardiologist with the renown institute for heart and vascular health. 1 heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped working... but it's working less efficiently for the body. what can this lead to? 2 what are some symptoms of heart
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3 is there any way to reverse damage done - without medication? 4 what can we be doing now to avoid heart disease? 5 if you have a family history of heart disease... is salt an issue? heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped working, but instead it's working less efficiently to meet the needs of the body. with heart failure, blood may move through the heart and body at a slower rate and your blood pressure may increase. there are a host of symptoms including shortness of breath, persistent coughing, a lack of appetite dizziness or fatigue. according failure or basic heart health, you can speak with a cardiologist. dr. thomas to is with renown institute for heart & vascular health. to speak with
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858-2222. lines are open between 5 - 6:30 p.m. paul: "check out all this snow. more than two feet of it fell over the weekend and that equals more than four inches of water. i'm paul nelson, coming up after the break, we'll tell you about the
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" jeff "this was the perfect storm for skiers and for people who want the water supply." this weekend's storm brought
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nevada -- just in time for the
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